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I'm really sorry but you cannot.
This is an assessment for the insurance company. If they choose not to repair a vehicle then they are free to do that but they must offer an alternative.
The fact that you have persuade them to change their mind is great but that doesn't mean you can claim the cost of a hire car I'm afraid.
Sorry if that is bad news.
Can I clarify anything for you?
Yes, and that is great. It doesn't give you a claim for a hire car unless your contract gives you a claim